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Junior Classic Road Race On Bermuda Day

Junior Classic Road Race On Bermuda Day

The Heritage Day Junior Classic Road Race — for ages 8-15 –  will be held on Bermuda Day, which will be celebrated on Friday, May 27th, with some of the island’s top young runners set to be in action. The event sign up page said, “Sanctioned by the Bermuda National Athletic Association, organized by The West End Athletic Club, and... Read more of this article

Heritage Month 2022 Calendar Of Events

Heritage Month 2022 Calendar Of Events

Today [May 6] the Department of Culture shared the Heritage Month Calendar of Events. A Government spokesperson said, “The public will be aware that May is Heritage Month, and for the first time since 2019, the Department is reintroducing in-person events to highlight and celebrate Bermuda’s culture and traditions. “The Bermuda Day and Heritage... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda, Balloons, Emoji

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda, Balloons, Emoji

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series, the first in the month of May, features a Bermuda Day theme, with an emoji holding Bermuda flag balloons. For extensive coverage of Bermuda Day over the years – including over 6,000 photos and videos, history, unique graphics, and much more – visit our website BDADay.com,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day: 20 Groups So Far, More Expected

Bermuda Day: 20 Groups So Far, More Expected

After a two year hiatus due to the pandemic, the much anticipated Bermuda Day parade will take place this year, and officials said that “currently we have around 20 groups that we expect to participate, with more signing up.” The Government said, “After a two-year absence, our signature annual event, the Bermuda Day Parade will return.... Read more of this article

Heritage Month Events Planned In May

Heritage Month Events Planned In May

May is Heritage Month, and for the first time since 2019, the Department of Culture will be “reintroducing in-person events to highlight and celebrate Bermuda’s culture and heritage.” This month residents and visitors will be invited to participate in cultural lectures, a heritage conference, float making displays and of course the most... Read more of this article

Full Return Of Bermuda Day Half Marathon Race

Full Return Of Bermuda Day Half Marathon Race

The Bermuda Half Marathon Derby is giving you a reason to run in 2022, as the island welcomes the full return of Bermuda Day festivities, including the reopening of the Derby to a larger field of athletes. A spokesperson said, “The Argus Group will return as the lead sponsor for the fourth consecutive year providing financial and volunteer support. “Embracing... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Parade To Return In 2022

Bermuda Day Parade To Return In 2022

“After a two-year absence, our signature annual event, the Bermuda Day Parade will return on Friday 27th May 2022,” Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Dr. Ernest Peets said, adding that “Bermuda can expect to see the signature floats, drum bands, majorettes, dance groups, music trucks and of course our celebrated Gombeys.” This... Read more of this article

Prospects For Bermuda Parade Are “Fantastic”

Prospects For Bermuda Parade Are “Fantastic”

In news that will be welcomed by many, Minister of Youth, Culture, and Sport Dr Ernest Peets said that the prospects of having the Bermuda Day parade this year look “fantastic.” While the island had the road race portion last year and some other celebratory aspects, the actual Bermuda Day parade itself has not been held since the pandemic... Read more of this article

BDADay.com Updated With 600+ Photos, Videos

BDADay.com Updated With 600+ Photos, Videos

With Bermuda Day 2021 now behind us, our dedicated Bermuda Day website at BDADay.com has been updated with over 600 photos and five hours of video covering the holiday events. The website covers the Bermuda Day holiday in extensive detail through more than 150 videos, over 5,000 photos, an array of free social media covers and phone wallpapers, and... Read more of this article

Heritage Month Mini-Float Challenge Winners

Heritage Month Mini-Float Challenge Winners

The Department of Culture announced the winners of the first ever Heritage Month Mini-Float Challenge. “There were more than 50 entries for the Heritage Month competition, which exceeded all expectations for the inaugural event. The public can still view all the entries here. This year’s judges were former Director of Community and Cultural... Read more of this article

Photo Set II: Bermuda Day Half Marathon

Photo Set II: Bermuda Day Half Marathon

After being cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby returned in 2021, with the race starting from St George’s and ending at Bernard Park. Chris Estwanik finished first in a time of 1:10:28, Lamont Marshall was second in a time of 1:13:01, and Sammy Degraff rounded out the top three by clocking in at a time 1:16.10.... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Heritage Month Mini Floats

Photos & Video: Heritage Month Mini Floats

More than 50 entries were submitted for the Heritage Month Mini-Float Challenge, showcasing a variety of Bermudian themes including traditional Bermuda houses, longtails, coral reefs, cahows, moongates. Gombeys and more. Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Dr. Ernest Peets said, “I want to thank our community for participating in this competition.... Read more of this article

Full Results: Bermuda Day Half Marathon Race

Full Results: Bermuda Day Half Marathon Race

Christopher Estwanik and Rose-Anna Hoey won the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby, with Mr Estwanik finishing in 1:10:28, while Ms Hoey recorded a time of 1:25:25. For all our coverage of Bermuda Day see here, and for comprehensive coverage of Bermuda Day over the years visit our brand new website BDADay.com. The three hour Bermuda Day race live stream... Read more of this article